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roosevelt boulevard. the boy's stepfather was following them, trying to catch up with the robbers. he lost them somewhere along the boulevard. they took off with the 15-year-old boy still in his car. he made it out of that car from the -- away from the robbers uninjured down in the city's fairmont district. he is heading to detectives to give them an account of what happened. a 15-year-old boy surprised a robbery in progress. in addition to the cash and jewelry that they stole from this home, they threw him into the car with them when they took off. the good news is that he is all right. we're working to talk to his family members right now. that is the latest, i'm george spencer, nbc 10 news. >> keep us posted. now to the weather, the hot of the day of the year. 20 minutes of non-step news. temperee likee ples lade
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earltu out of class just after noon. after-school activities were here are some of the stories canceled. >> the temperature isn't the only threat. making headlines. a live look outside. a hot time in store for folks at thunderstorms, they are heading this way. parts of our area could see the firefly music vest fal. thunder, lightning and heavy rain tonight. a first alert has been issued as organizers are worried about the sun. a lot of concertgoers staying on we track the two threats. >> our team coverage of the heat the grounds. and storms begins with our chief organizers have water, first aid tents and places to rest in the meteorologist. shade. philadelphia's district attorney is convening a grand >> we have that first alert for jury to investigate whether the heat that is continuing for state lawmakers accepted cash the next few hours but also for the storms that come after that. and gifts in exchange for the heat advisory until 7:00. it feels like close to 100 in political favors. this comes after kathleen kane parts of the area. the thunderstorms tonight, some of them strong, with some heavy abandoned the case. rain. inventing the future. >> that is the goal of more than it's the area of the heat advisory and even hotter farther 100 present nurz, students and every day people showing off to the south. that goes until 7:00. high temperatures and high their ideas to change of humidity the farther south you manufacturing landscape. go, the higher the humidity. that puts the feel like inventors from more than 25 temperature closer to 100. states showed off, including drinks lots of water because some local kids.
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this is the first time we have seen heat like this this season. school in west philadelphia our bodies haven't adjusted to built this car. that yet. it gets 100 miles to the gallon. it's not all that hot to the the students along with their north of the philadelphia area. philadelphia itself is 93. te princil p 93 in dover with higher ilueef humidity. inceoh my odness. georgetown in delaware, 95 along happy. i thought i was going to be with atlantic city nervous and thought i was going international. to mess up. it was really exciting. no relief at the shore today with the west wind. we had fun. there is the feel-like he just told us we did a really temperature of 100 degrees in good job. dover and close to that in >> another 19 yield from philadelphia came up weapon a temporary way to cover a wilmington, millville and in permanent tattoo. it lofts up to five days. wildwood. we have a few more hours of this heat. then the thunderstorms are it's hypoallergenic. it involves no makeup. coming. more on that in a few minutes. speaking of good ideas, >> thanks. there's time to apply for nbc one of the hottest spots in our area, parts of delaware. 10's grant challenge called 21st that's where tens of thousands will gather for the firefly century solutions. there's a $50,000 grant as well music festival. tim furlong is live in dover as two $25,000 grants. with a look at the steps we want to help good ideas turn organizers are taking to keep into great ones. applications accepted until august 8. for more information and to crowds cool. apply go to >> reporter: i heard glenn say
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this is a hot spot. we are lucky to be here. it is hot in dover. every year the firefly festival we have a first alert for today and tonight for the comes here to dover. it generates money and part-time combination of the heat followed by the storms. jobs. you don't need heat to get over 100 bands and a number of storms, but in this case, it's one of the things that's going stages around this vast county. to be fuelling it. we're tracking the storms for the overnight period for the they will be absolutely most part. it will not be as hot tomorrow sweating. as it has been the last couple it's a hot day to set up days. we could get some storms over firefly. the weekend for the first time it's a hot day for the campers in more than a month. already setting up camp for the four-day festival. as far as the thunderstorm risk >> i've handled the heat. tonight, the area in yellow has as long as everybody is smart, a chance that some of those has water. could be severe with very >> reporter: this is a flat strong, gusty winds and heavy piece of land. rain and lightning and maybe organizers are concerned about the hot sun overhead. some hail. right now, things are dry in the >> we try to provide places that you can escape the heat. area. of course, it's hot. it's a priority to do that. it's 93 degrees in philadelphia for the company of the fans but for the safety of the fans, too. with a west erly went. >> reporter: you will be able to buy bottled water. the feel-like temperature is the you can refill water bottled for same as the air temperature. free at a bunch of stations. it's a different story to the the first aid opportunities are south where the humidity is hard to miss.
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there are a couple of hammock higher. we're only near -- only near 90 hangouts where you can hang out. degrees. it's still several degrees above average in reading and there are dogfish head tents that are air conditioned. quakertown, doylestown. whether you are rocking out at warmer in philadelphia, cherry the main strength or at your campsite there are options to hill, wilmington. keep you cool. mount holly is 92. >> the heat is a factor. i would like it to be 80 and and no relief at the jersey breezy, no humidity. it's not the case right now. shore today. a strong west wind preventing a sea breeze. at the boardwalk, 94 degrees >> reporter: not the case indeed. it's dusty. with the west wind. they tell me they're going to that's not real pleasant. put sunflower oil down on the roads. 96 in parts of southern you can see the dust kicking up. to help knock down the dust. delaware. we don't have any storms yet. if you are interested, they are -- there is glamour camping, we need a disturbance. we have that in western ac and tents. pennsylvania. a few showers starting to build up there. if you bought a vip ticket, you we do expect more activity as can watch from a cool, shaded area. there's some big daybeds back there and a little family room in mant'midnig wouanthe fisurin. o tdoeet t area. this is a little bit of relief tooron his from the heat. te h coming up a therecoin dr derheh. gorgeous things they're doing with the traffic issues. last year in delaware, it was an aomf th
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absolute nightmare during the festival on the roads. friday. one of the places that's going they promise they have new to have gorgeous weather on friday is theva strategies to make it better this year. i will explain at 5:45. the best weather at the shore live in dover, tim furlong, nbc hundsome thunderms and across much of the rest of the area is friday. 10 news. >> keep on rocking. sunday also looks good. warm and humid with showers and after the heat, possible storms to the area. thunderstorms generally after midnight. first alert radar showing a few 72 for the low in philadelphia. the winds becoming pretty light. showers heading this way. these could turn into storms. then shifting winds tomorrow into the northeast. sheena parveen has the timing on that's going to prevent it from when we could see severe getting up into the 90s. weather. >> so the severe threat is just showers and thunderstorms that west of our area right now. could develop any time during the day. that's where we have a line of storms moving through parts of not at all during the day on the midwest. friday. locally, this is what it looks much lower humidity and like. we are dry, we are hot. beautiful weather. we have, of course, plenty of then some of the storms from the sunshine out there. south may come up into parts of this is area approaching the area on saturday. cleveland, we will watch as we especially southern portions. go through tonight. this is one line of storms. then sunday, we dry out again. it's continued to grow through the day today because of the at the very least, a half and high heat and all the humidity. half weekend, maybe better than it's moving in our direction. that. monday looks nice, too, before with our heat and humidity we the storms return in the middle of next week. exbekt energy for the storms. it's pay what you wish
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future weather showing this wednesday at the philadelphia museum of art. evening, 8:00, 9:00, we could a great opportunity to see see showers or storms to the fabulous art at any price you north and west of the area by would like. we take a look at the 9:00 p.m. approaching the lehigh philadelphia museum of art. valley. here are some of the events even by midnight, continuing to move through the area. tonight. from 6:00 to 8:00, escape the these may continue as we go through the overnight hours. heat with a scavenger hunt. we do have showers and storms in the summer of shakespeare the forecast. the only thing, is a lot won't continues with hip-hop hamlet be here until late tonight. from 6:00 to 7:00. some do have the potential to be strong. they could bring some locally pay what you wish wednesday every wednesday night at the heavy rain. coming up, glenn will show you a philadelphia museum of art. look at the timing and talk more about the heat as we end out the week. too fast to stop. >> it's a warning for anyone >> track the heat, the humidity headed to the shore this summer. and storms with our nbc 10 first as the crowds along the coast alert weather app. down load it for free on pick up, pleaolice are warning to get severe weather drivers to take it easy. alerts and the seven-day a dramatic way they are making forecast. comes to your smartphone. their point next. all new tonight, gas gripes. a political corruption scandal growing as the new tax that could hurt your philadelphia's district attorney announces a grand jury wallet and keep your car in investigation. park. >> they are looking at here is a look at a few of allegations state lawmakers accepted cash in exchange for the stories trending on political favors. it started with four pennsylvania lawmakers, but the and our mobile apps.
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da says it could include many more. we have live team coverage of the corruption investigation. >> we begin with christine madella wlofs there as the district attorney announced he is reopening the case. >> reporter: the d.a. said today that he has reviewed audio and videotapes. he said there is convincing evidence of corruption among philadelphia lawmakers. now it's up to the grand jury to decide. >> this matter has great gravity. to put our heads.oing in the sand. >> reporter: seth williams announced he is taking up this case after the state attorney general dropped the investigation. >> we're not going to have a separate standard for pookie and man-man selling crack on the fifteen minutes could save you corner versus people in the fifteen percent or more on car insurance. rotunda. >> reporter: he did not name yeah. everybody knows that. names. he said these four legislators, did you know there is an oldest trick in the book? representative waters, brown and what?
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trick number one. look-est over there. brownlee have been linked to the case but there could be more. ha ha. >> this investigation is more made-est thou look. so end-eth the trick. expansive than what has been hey.... yes.... previously reported. >> reporter: the grand jury will geico. review all the evidence and fifteen minutes decide if charges will be filed. could save you... well, you know. >> if one, two, five people should be prosecuted or if no one should be prosecuted, that is what the public deserves. that's what we're going to give to them. >> reporter: just about a half hour ago i spoke to an attorney representing one of those state lawmakers. he says she's innocent. you will hear from him coming up at 5:00. as for the state lawmakers, they were back in the capitol today working. luann went to harrisburg to track them down. >> reporter: three of the four lawmakers under investigation were here in harrisburg working today. finding them, talking to them, that was another story.
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>> looking for representative waters. we found him on the house of representatives floor. we were not allowed to interview lawmakers in session. while he knew we were looking for him, did he not acknowledge our request. in the past, the philadelphia representative said that the confidential informant working for the attorney general's office during the investigation may have given him a birthday gift. but he wasn't sure. he's accused of taking a 7,600 cash gift. >> he's on the house floor now. >> reporter: representative brown was on the house floor. she didn't get back to us today. in the past, her attorney told reporters she's done nothing wrong. we never saw representative bishop in person. we were told she was working today. we were referred to her we continue our look around the area. this is over in camden. attorney. representati 93 degrees. the humidity, relatively low. representative simms reacted. >> they were doing it for the feels-like temperature is legislation that they were going
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the same at 93 degrees. to, i assume, vote for anyway. i'm hoping if this is going to a higher humidity would put the happen, it sounds like that it heat index closer to 100, which is, that it gives us some is what it's like in parts of clarity. if we're going to make policy out of this, if we're going to change laws out of this, which delaware. summer in the shore means we might have to do, we need to know better about what happened, more pedestrians. authorities are warning people who was involved. to slow down. telling people to follow the rules on foot. >> experts showed them what >> reporter: representative could happen if they don't. brownlee we were told is on leave today. there has been no comment from ted greenberg tells us about a her office. new campaign stressing safety on the attorney long beach island. decided not to prosecute these cases because she said it was >> reporter: it is a chilling flawed, it was unprosecutable demonstration that comes with a deadly message. and racist, decided not to comment today. live in harrisburg, nbc 10 news. one that's extremely personal to paul. >> seven years of held. updating breaking news. >> reporter: this man's brother was in a coma for seven years sky force 10 still live over the after being hit by a car. burlington-bristol bridge in he died in 1994. >> having that experience puts burlington county. you see the problem. this bridge is shut down because you in a different way of of this accident, a head-on policing. you become more proactive. collision. our nbc 10 assignment desk is >> reporter: using a crash dummy making calls. we're trying to determine the representing a 10-year-old,
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authorities showed the extent of injuries involved. difference in a driver's ability you see there, a flatbed tow to stop at 25 miles an hour truck trying to get a vehicle off the bridge. count on us to keep you informed compared to 35. it's part of a two-month summer as soon as it is cleared. pedestrian safety program on the bridge is expected to be closed for hours. long beach island, which like other shore areas, sees a population explosion this time of year. from our delaware bureau, >> safety doesn't take a vacation in the summer. federal highway officials are >> reporter: the campaign called saying dirt piles next to the street smart ng urges drivers 495 in wilmington caused it to and those on foot to obey laws tilt. it affected the support columns. and watch out for each other. federal highway officials today new jersey pedestrian fatality said the damage amounted to cat strafic failure from an external rate is nearly double the national rate. >> our realtors will have cause. it was properly maintained and handouts. the hotels have handouts. inspected. the repairs will be covered by hopefully, we will have a lot federal emergency relief funds. less close calls. it is expected to be closed here until labor day. >> reporter: this follows a similar program in other new the u.s. patent office takes jersey cities. action against the washington organizers say that effort was a success. redskins name. >> we saw double-digit nbc 10's jacqueline london is reductions in unsafe behavior. live with more on this rare the. decision and how it might affect >> reporter: program here starts
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one high school in our area. july 1st and will include a crack down by police on speeders >> reporter: the u.s. patent office ruled that the washington and pedestrians who don't follow the rules. redskins nickname is disparaging for paul it's a crucial part of of native americans. his mission to save lives. >> i didn't want to have other as a result the team's federal trademark for the name must be families go through what i went through. canceled. >> reporter: ted greenberg, nbc what does all of this mean? in short, that decision means 10 news. next, held without bail. the team can still use the >> the elderly local man with a redskins name. connection to a dark time in but without the trademarks, history and how his alleged past anyone can use the redskins name may have caught up with him to sell hats, t-shirts and other years later. also, the secret is out. nbc 10 has obtained details of merchandise. financial pressure is now on the an investigation about local owner. native american groups have been police officers suing their fighting the team for decades to colleagues and pocketing some change the name. big payouts. he has refused citing tradition. sheena? it is the hottest day so far. we still have a heat advisory the team will have trademark for the rest of the afternoon. protection while it appeals. for tonight, we're tracking some this carries over into schools. there has been a feud between possibly strong storms. we will talk about the timing of that coming up. student editors and the search for a suspect. administrators over the use of redskins in the school newspaper police release this video of a at neshaminy high. man accused of attacking a woman in a trendy local neighborhood. redskins is the school mascot. (vo) after 50 years of designing the newspaper editors banned the
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word from its pages. last week's publication contained a student letter that had the letter "r" followed by six dashed for redskin. today's ruling elicited cheers from the newspaper staff. >> i think i jumped up and down a little bit. the other editors in the classroom let out a big yeah. we were so excited that the country is even literally the federal government is recognizing that this is not a term of honor and that it is a slur. hope the community jumps on and just tries to remove the word just as we are. >> our call to the school principal today was not returned. changes the redskins name at that school may not have popular support from the student body. we will have more on that coming up tonight at 5:00. live in the digital operation center, jacqueline london, nbc 10 news. this just in to nbc 10.
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12 people are under arrest at this hour as authorities rounded up suspects here in a major heroin distribution ring in south jersey. one of the places raided today, on almond road. authorities hit a dozen different locations. jury shore reporter tim greenburg will have the details tonight at 5:00. a bucs county man is charged with raining and sexually assaulting a woman. cars for crash survival, subaru has developed mark cochran was arrested in a our most revolutionary feature yet. sting operation. the women said he assaulted her in various locations in bucks county and philadelphia over the a car that can see trouble... lat year. during the sting, he told the woman he was sorry and that it ...and stop itself to avoid it. would not happen again. that's when he was arrested. when the insurance institute for highway safety he is being held on $2 million tested front crash prevention bail. nobody beat subaru models with eyesight. we have new information in not honda. not ford or any other brand. to nbc 10 about the man who was killed by a car after police say subaru eyesight. an extra set of eyes, every time you drive. he tripped while crossing the street. the accident happened yesterday
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morning at 65th and woodland streets in southwest philadelphia. today we check with penndot which says crews found several ruts in the road where the asphalt is pushed up. right now at 5:00, the penndot is waiting on a machine so they can repair that road. hottest day of the year. it sure does feel like it. a man turns himself in with it forced philadelphia school connection with a knockout game attack of a homeless man in administrators to send kids home early. delaware county. upper darby announced that trent students were dismissed at 12:15 epps turned himself in late last this afternoon. >> people are seeking relief from the heat and humidity at night. he is the man in this video places like camel beach in the punching the homeless man at a poconos. the shore is another place to trolley stop last wednesday. cool off as we look live at the it was recorded and posted on beach in cape may. facebook. at a news conference today, there's also the threat of please superintendent michael storms. >> let's bring in sheena chitwood said this is not a game. parveen. >> for the rest of this evening, we can expect temperatures to >> this is a violent, stay very hot. then late tonight, that's when we expect the storms to move in. mean-spirited act committed for right now, we are in the mid to low 90s across the map. absolutely no reason other than 93, philadelphia. 92, wilmington. just to be vicious. in some areas in delaware right >> epps is facing charges of now it actually feels close to
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assault, making terrorist tick 100 degrees. through the lehigh valley, threats and reckless closer to 90 degrees. endangerment. they are working to identify three more people involved. 91 in wildwood. with the temperatures being so hot and also the threat of for many students, this storms, we do have a first alert means opening a new chapter in day for today. we told you about this life. >> students at up with charter yesterday. we still have the heat advisory school are celebrating a big until 7:00 p.m. this evening, meaning many areas could still achivement. more than 90% of its senior feel close to 100. then we have the threat of some class is graduating today. thunderstorms later on tonight. some of these storms could be strong bringing heavy rain, lightning and some could bring >> reporter: it's a familiar gusty winds, too. sight, caps, gowns, diplomas. the heat advisory is still around the i-95 corridor until but at this charter high school, 7:00 p.m. with high this year is different. temperatures, high humidity >> i cried five times. feeling close to triple digits. i'm trying to wipe the tears. if you will be outside, drink plenty of water, try to stay >> reporter: 92% of the class graduated. cool. loy, why is that significant? the city's graduation rate is closer to 60%. >> it's a struggle. but i think that we're winning. >> reporter: this man is the chairman of the company which manages the charter. before they got involved, it was one of the worst schools in the district. >> tears come to my eyes.
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i'm trying to hold them back. it's been a long time, a long wait. i'm very proud of her. >> reporter: for patients today, the heart times are hard to three years ago. >> before the changes, it was crazy. now it's more settled and more disciplined and nice. >> it became a better place. it has a lot more opportunities than it did before. >> reporter: officials say every student has a plan after high school. most include college. >> they have a really high graduation rate. but we are focusesed on what happens after graduation. >> reporter: keith jones, nbc 10 news. it's sure feeling like summer out there. this is going to be the end of it. we do have some cooler weather on the way. we're tracking thunderstorms for tonight. hut and humidity helping to trigger the storms. it will not be as hot tomorrow
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or for the days after that. weekends? they have been dry, four in a row. we finally have a chance of at least some storms this weekend. we have a lot of sunshine now. it's 93 degrees. the wind is generally out of the west. it feels like temperatures in philadelphia of 93 because the humidity isn't that high here. it's higher to the south. to the north, we're not even 90 in allentown. but we're in the mid 90s,tures t an. tha l el drynow.noon to s somewe storng st, 8:00, prr, a westmi ussove o erye,showe's thao dup t .tern ttorms a iseralte tonight, after en ces in trt
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10:00 north and west and generally after midnight around the philadelphia area. a low of 72 degrees. it's going to be a warm and humid night. tomorrow, the wind shifts. it's a northeast wind. it's not going to be as hot. there will be more clouds around. but with a front nearby, showers and thunderstorms, a good bet for parts of the area. then friday, the dryer air comes in completely. it's nice and comfortable. low humidity and it's a beautiful day. some of those storms could return on saturday, especially in the southern half of the area. then the dry air comes back on sunday. at least a half and half weekend, if not better than that. that's not as perfect as it's been for the last few weeks. then the heat and humidity build up along with the storms the middle of next week. a graphic demonstration aimed at bringing a safer summer
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for those on foot at the jersey shore. >> i didn't want to have other families go through what i went through. >> i'm ted greenburg why the message is personal. new numbers show people in our area are paying the most for healthcare under the affordable care act. we will break it down for you state by state. young inventors from our area show off theirnvs what's so special about this car that's it's getting national attention?
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new jersey residents are paying more for obamacare than people in other states. that's the word from a new government analysis of 36 states. across the country, people are paying an average of $82 monthly in premiums after subsidies. in new jersey, that figure is $148, the highest in the nation. delaware resident aren't doing much better. they pay the third highest average monthly premium in the country after tax credits are figured in. delaware's average monthly premium after the subsidy is $130. that compared to the nationwide average of $82. pennsylvania is in the average bracket, residents pay $84 a month for premiums after
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subsidies under the government healthcare insurance program. we have the heat and humidity not just in the city. we've got it at the shore as well. cape may, the temperature 91 degrees. it feels like 96. not much relief at the beach today. that's going to change. i will tell you abt ng u
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continuing our check of temperatures across the area. it feels like 93 as we take a look down on market street --
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eighth and market in philadelphia. the latest time line on the heat, humidity and chance for storms next.
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90-plus degrees. it feels like the heat of summer rather than late spring. you can see the sun beating down on people. today is the hot of the day of the year so far. it is the second day for
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temperatures in the 90s. >> after this heat could come storms. staying cool a top priority in this heat. there are more than 50 cooling centers available in camden county. most are libraries or community centers. keep an eye on people, especially the elderly, who may not have air conditioners orphans. glenn back now keeping track of the heat and the storms. >> what can we expect tonight? >> we start off with the heat and then we end up with the storms. we have a first at letter for that combination as we go through the night. the heat advisory until 7:00 with a ke temperature close to 100 in parts of the area, generally south of philadelphia. then themsst some areas. 93 in philadelphia now. not quite as hot to the north. even hotter to the south. 95, atlantic city international. close to that at the beaches with the west wind. it feels like up to 101 in dover
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and getting close to 100 in wilmington and in wildwood. the lower humidity is to the north. dry for now but showers to the west. western pennsylvania, that are expected to build up through the evening hours. nothing coming in until generally after 10:00 north and west and after midnight across the philadelphia area, as you can see here. more showers coming through during the day tomorrow, even in the morning that's possible. and we'll talk more about the threat of thunderstorms for the weekend with the seven-day coming up in a few minutes. right now, president oboe ma is meeting with top congressional leaders about the crisis in iraq. militants are pushing for control of iraq's oil refineries. leaders warn the fight could spill over over the country's borders. as this intensifies, hundreds of national guard members are leaving new jersey and heading to the middle east.
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nbc's ten south jersey reporter cydney long was there for the largest deployment of the new jersey national guard since 2008. >> reporter: kednall is filled with emotion. >> we have a strong bond and him not being there four years it's going to be hard. >> reporter: she's confident in her husband's ability abroad but saying good-bye as part of new jersey's army national guard will deploy for the middle east. this as tensions and turmoil between religious sects is volatile in iraq. >> makes everything seem a little more, i want to say, unpreable. >> reporter: for this woman, it's her first deployment. the mission will be to protect national assets coming back from afghanistan and perform critical security measures, part of operation enduring freedom. to give you an idea how large this deployment is, more than half of the 450 soldiers live in south jersey.
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34 of them alone from one glous ter county. they leave behind 108 children. maxie and her daughter may pay more attention to skype to talk with dad. >> in the news, i started to get anxiety. he reassured me they were in good arms and it was a safe deployment. i'm going with his word and trusting what he tells me. >> reporter: cydney long, nbc 10 news. later this week, researchers will be in wilmington to stu et bentlie. e cherarok aavommiedook aonuno aieach o e . bvehahe lase.cis men ti d lhere aeel aen 15-rel din lic was a nd ti sportersarealnth pva
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governor to abolish the commission and return local control to philadelphia schools. a battle over pension payments will not stop the legislature from adopting a new budget. it was last week that union members rallied outside the state house in trenton over the issue of pensions chlts public workers unions sued the administration. two more lawsuits are pending after the governor announced plans to cut pension payments. if a judge rules the state must make the full pension payment, it could cause big problems with state finances. lawmakers say a budget will go into affect july 1st. more today about the future of the former atlantic club casino hotel two weeks ago that hotel was sold for $13.5 million to a florida firm that plans to use it as a non-gambling facility. the atlantic club shut down in january. the same firm also bought the former claridge in february. a dummy is used in a
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dramatic demonstration to remind drivers to slow down at the shore this summer. why experts say just ten miles an hour can be the different between life and death. all new tonight on nbc news 10 at 5:00, cops suing cops? an investigation shows just how many men and women in blue are taking one another to court and how much it's costing local taxpayers. here is one of the hot spots in the area. dover, delaware is 93 degrees. the feels-like temperature is 100. it's where the firefly music festival is taking place. need a lot of fluids.
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this update. in the past few minutes we learned the burlington-bristol bridge has reopened after this accident that shut it down for hours. they closed it down to clean up the crash.
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we are making calls to find out how seriously the people were hurt. the bridge is reopened. high school students in new jersey reveal a little bit about their bad habits. a you are in survey founds fewer students are drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes and using drugs. the number of kids who say they were bullied hasn't changed since 2009. many students continue to talk or text while driving. 39% of the kids asked in 2013 said they this sex. that's down from 47% in 2001. the survey was done in 31 high schools across new jersey. a look into the future at >> next, the high-tech car highlighted at the event and the local teens who helped make it. then all new, insect invasion. the flies, stinging bugs that swarmed a local traffic spot and had experts coming out to give their opinion. here is a place to escape
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the heat. in the poconos, camel beach water park. 80 degrees. the feels-like only 81 but still warm enough to go swimming. we will see what it's going to be like through the weekend coming up next.
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